New Heights

Every day

I’m faced with opportunities.

I love it when they come

Wrapped as gifts.

New friends.

New books.

New joy.

Of late

The opportunities

Have been coming

In a different package.




Although they don’t sound


There is much to learn.




In the past,

I was critical of those

Who did not handle

Similar situations well.

Now I understand

Like never before.

I have much to learn.


Oddly enough,

That which can weigh me down

And keep me earthbound

Is the very thing

That can propel me

To new heights.

pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus (1 Thessalonians 5:17-18, NIV).


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